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2021-2022 Season

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Original Film

World Premiere
March 3-6, 2022
Hoerner Theater
Ithaca College

New Production
April 8 & 10, 2022
Hamblin Hall
CSMA, Ithaca

Competition Finals

Finals Concert
6th Annual Edward M. Murray
International Competition of Voice


Magdalena Kuźma, soprano

Jason Zacher, bass-baritone

Marisan Corsino, mezzo-soprano

Michael Anderson, tenor

Blake Denson, baritone

Shannon Keegan, mezzo-soprano

Andrew Morstein, tenor

Johnathan McCullough, baritone

Shanley Horvitz, mezzo-soprano


Kate Aldrich

Ana de Archuleta

Kelly Kuo

Announcement of the Winners

Join us on Sunday, March 20 at 3:00 PM Eastern for the Announcement of the Winners of the 6th Annual Edward M. Murray International Competition of Voice. Don't forget to vote for your favorite singer before the announcement!

Now Streaming


Engelbert Humperdinck
English Libretto by Ben Robinson

"Bursting with talent"
              -Ithaca Times

Inside the Creative Process

Discover all four episodes of the final workshop of We Wear the Sea Like a Coat, a world-premiere-in-the-making with music by Sally Lamb McCune and a libretto by Rachel Lampert and Yvonne Gray.

Gianni Schicchi


Gianni Schicchi is generously underwritten by 

Barry Chester and Elissa Cogan


Regular: $15

Student: $10*

*Use discount code: Student

"...backstabbingly socially distant..."

What do you do when the family patriarch dies in the middle of the Covid-19 pandemic? Hire a con man and change his will.

Giacomo Puccini's comedic one-act masterpiece, premiered in the midst of the 1918 Spanish influenza pandemic, is brought to you as an original film produced by Opera Ithaca. Join us and see just what happens when opera's favorite dysfunctional family goes into quarantine. Best of all - you can enjoy from the complete safety of home!

Hansel and Gretel Trailer

Hansel and Gretel
Engelbert Humperdinck
English Translation by Ben Robinson

Now streaming on demand

Artist Spotlight

Marlen Nahhas
Gretel in Hansel and Gretel


PRAISE: “...impassioned soprano”                                              - San Francisco Chronicle  
Upcoming Work:
  • LA BOHÈME, Virginia Opera

  • FRIDA, Michigan Opera Theatre

Edward M. Murray
International Competition of Voice

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